New Delhi: The Islamic holy month of Ramzan or Ramadan commenced on May 17, 2018 and will conclude on June 14. Ramzan or Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Islamic calendar and holds a great significance for the Muslim community across the globe.
During the holy month, Muslims observe fast marking it as a gesture to revere the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief. On this holy occasion, several Bollywood actors took to Twitter to extend their wishes. Here's what our dear celebs Tweeted:
Amitabh Bachchan: Ramadan Mubarak... Happiness and peace.
T 2807 - Ramadan Mubarak .. !! happiness and peace .. pic.twitter.com/U6vbeW3TIY
— Amitabh Bachchan (@SrBachchan) May 16, 2018
— Abhishek Bachchan (@juniorbachchan) May 17, 2018
Rishi Kapoor: Ramzan mubarak all!
Ramzan Mubarak all! pic.twitter.com/tGjwLtdGy1
— Rishi Kapoor (@chintskap) May 16, 2018
Adnan Sami: Ramadan Mubarak to everyone with love and duas.
— Adnan Sami (@AdnanSamiLive) May 16, 2018
Emraan Hashmi: Ramzan Mubarak to everyone
— emraan hashmi (@emraanhashmi) May 17, 2018
Huma Qureshi: Ramadan Mubarak
— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) May 16, 2018
Ekta Kapoor: Ramadan Kareem!!!:)))
— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) May 17, 2018
Raveena Tandon: Ramadan Kareem! Happiness love and peace always.
— Raveena Tandon (@TandonRaveena) May 17, 2018
Mahira Khan: Intense discussions about food at home right now.. Ramzaan Mubarak to all! May the blessings of this month shower on us all...
Intense discussions about food at home right now.. Ramzan Mubarak to all! May the blessings of this month shower on us all..
— Mahira Khan (@TheMahiraKhan) May 16, 2018
Manoj Bajpayee: Ramadan mubarak.
— manoj bajpayee (@BajpayeeManoj) May 17, 2018
Gauahar Khan: Ramadan Kareem... please remember me and my family in your prayers as shall I... Pray for peace, love, forgiveness and prosperity for all. Alhamdulillah, Ramadan 2018.
— Gauahar Khan (@GAUAHAR_KHAN) May 16, 2018
Ramadan word has Arabic root ramiḍa or ar-ramaḍ, which means scorching heat or dryness. It is believed that the holy book of Quran was written during this month. Thus, the people practise fasting in this month to purify their souls and seek forgiveness from the Almighty Allah.